Tim Read is a medical doctor, psychotherapist, and
consultant psychiatrist in independent practice in London. He led the Crisis Intervention
Service and the Psychiatric Liaison service for twenty years at the Royal
London Hospital, UK. He has held
administrative posts such as Clinical Director and College Tutor; he is a
Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and member of the Psychiatry and
Spirituality group. Tim holds degrees in neuroscience and in medicine, has
completed trainings in psychoanalysis with Institute of Group
Analysis and in transpersonal psychotherapy
with Grof Transpersonal Training. He is a qualified Holotropic Breathwork™ facilitator.
Tim’s main interest is the interface between psychiatry and
transpersonal psychology; he is a founding director of Muswell Hill Press
publishing a range of books in transpersonal psychology and is the author of Walking
Shadows: Archetype and Psyche in Crisis and Growth published in 2014.
Keiron Le Grice is a professor of depth
psychology and chair of the Jungian and Archetypal Studies specialization at
Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa
Barbara, where he teaches courses on archetypes,
alchemy, individuation, synchronicity, and the history of depth psychology.
He was educated at the University of Leeds, England (B.A. honors, Philosophy
and Psychology) and the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) in
San Francisco (M.A., Ph.D., Philosophy and Religion), and has studied astrology for
over twenty-five years, working professionally as an archetypal astrologer
since 2004. Keiron is the
author of four books––The Archetypal Cosmos, The Rebirth of the Hero, Discovering
Eris, and Archetypal Reflections—and co-editor of Jung
on Astrology. A founding editor of Archai: The Journal of
Archetypal Cosmology (2008-2015), Keiron now serves as Senior Editorial
Advisor. He has also taught for CIIS and Grof Transpersonal Training.
Jay Dufrechou, J.D.,
Ph.D., is the author of Moving through
Grief, Reconnecting with Nature. He worked for many years as an attorney
before undertaking doctoral studies at the Institute of Transpersonal
Psychology (ITP), now Sofia
University, where he
has taught transpersonal research ethics, the principles and practicalities
dissertation research, and supervised numerous doctoral dissertations on
transpersonal topics. Jay lives in Helena,
Montana, where he works as a
mediator and consultant in conflict resolution, and is a professional
archetypal astrologer. Jay has training in the Enneagram, psychodrama,
dreamwork, Holotropic Breathwork, and a range of other psychospiritual
modalities for personal growth, conflict resolution, and community building.
Jay is a member of the Board of Directors of the Grof Foundation, which holds
the mission of promoting the work of Stanislav Grof, and more broadly to
support the expansion of consciousness worldwide through connecting people
and catalyzing emergent projects. Jay is also a founding member of the
Transpersonal Alliance, which provides a forum and community for educational,
literary and scientific endeavors in the field of transpersonal psychology.